Latest Heart / Stroke-Related: Misc. news

Poor Sleep Quality Linked to Greater Food Intake, Worse Diet

Poor sleep quality is associated with increased food intake and a lower-quality diet among women, according to a study published in the Feb. 18 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.

All-Cause Mortality Up in Female Domestic Abuse Survivors

Women who survive domestic abuse are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease and to die from any cause, according to a study published in the Feb. 18 issue of the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Opting for Plant-Based Protein May Lower Mortality Risk

Higher plant protein intake is associated with lower total mortality, according to two studies presented at the American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2020 Scientific Sessions, held from March 3 to 6 in Phoenix.

Thoracic Radiation May Increase Fatigue, Dyspnea in Short Term

Thoracic radiation therapy is associated with increased fatigue and dyspnea as well as decreased physical activity, according to a study presented at the Cardiovascular Care of the Oncology Patient conference organized by the American College of Cardiology and held from Feb. 14 to 16 in Washington, D.C.